While it is not the role of critics to tell people which films to see and which to avoid (audiences make those decisions for themselves), let me begin by saying that if you have any interest in cinema – or, for that matter, in art, economics, politics, drama, literature or history – then you need to watch 12 Years a Slave. If, as now seems possible, this very powerful film from British director Steve McQueen achieves a clean sweep in the forthcoming best picture categories, it will be a rare example of awards ceremonies getting it right.
That McQueen may be on the verge of becoming not only the first black film-maker to win an Oscar for best [...]
“Ortega and His Enemies” A film directed by the renowned award-winning director M A Benson, the producer and director of (“Forget The Pact” and Phantom of Fury”). The story is an original and intriguing British drama with some Nollywood twists. The film set in London and Essex unfolds the life of an anger management patient John Ortega (played by Darrel LasQuevas) whose world is torn apart when he cannot manage Sara’s adversaries (his fiancé played by Adi Alfa).The Plot
With deceit, brutality and police chase, will John be able to overcome the forces of antagonism from DC Martha, Maxwell Toby, Sara’s step dad, the cross dresser, ex police officer, The manipulative Lee (played [...]
The Amazing Spider-Man is the story of Peter Parker, an outcast high schooler who was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. Peter is also finding his way with his first high school crush, Gwen Stacy, and together, they struggle with love, commitment, and secrets. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a [...]
Source: Alayande Dayo – Nigeriafilms.com The beautiful Canadian born Ghanaian actress who has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 African Movie Academy Awards and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007, tested positive for HIV as Vanessa in a movie entitled – STIGMA also featuring Hilda Dokubo, Emeka Ike, Emeka Duru and Ngozi Nwosu among others, produced and directed by multiple award winning Nigerian filmmaker Dagogo Diminas. STIGMA is set to be released coming December. Read touching synopsis and watch trailers below!
A drama about ignorance and the [...]